1425 E High St
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
Senior Centers Home Delivered Meals New Transportation Policy Information Resources
Special Events Links for Seniors Newsletter Contact Us

Administrative Offices of the Williams County Department of Aging
have moved to 1425 E. High Street
(next to the Don North Municipal Building)

 

RECYCLE UNUSED CELL PHONES ! ! !
Williams County Department of Aging collects old, unused cell phones to raise funds for transportation by sending to a recycler.  Drop off your old cell phones at any senior center or the main office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

 

 

BECOME A
VOLUNTEER!

Volunteer Guardian Program

Volunteer Guardian Application

Please click the link above for more information about the Volunteer Guardian Program. Or call 419-633-5053 or 419-633-4317 and ask for Joan Horne. Please click the link above to print an Application Form.  Return it to: 
                           Joan Horne
                           1425 E High St.
                           Bryan, OH  43506
email: jhorne@wmsco.org
 

 


Cara Sobieck and Kenny
& Helen Bell (quilt made by
the Bell's daughter)


Cards at Pioneer 


Edgerton Volunteers
helping with lunch

Montpelier High 5 Wii Players



Montpelier Craft Ladies

 

 

Senior Centers Open Monday through Friday - 
Bryan, Montpelier & West Unity
(transportation provided on Friday's)

Senior Centers Open Monday through Thursday -
Edon, Edgerton, Pioneer & Stryker

There's always something happening!

Activities - Hot, Balanced Lunches - Presentations - Classes, Cards - Wellness Programs - Trips
Opportunities for friendships and fellowship

Call your local Senior Center for more information or to make lunch reservations:

Bryan Senior Center
419-636-4047
1201 S. Portland St.
Montpelier Senior Center
419-485-3218
325 N. Jonesville
Edon Area Senior Center
419-272-2070
320 Parkway
(Edon Community Center)
Pioneer Senior Center
100 N. Elm St.
419-737-3095
Pioneer Community Center
Stryker Senior Center
419-682-2083
102 E. Mulberry
West Unity Senior Center
419-924-5447
509 W. Main
(Kissell Community Bldg)
Edgerton Senior Center
419-298-3564
227 Laubach Dr
PO Box 877
(Church of Christ)
 

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HOME DELIVERED MEALS

Older Adults who are unable to come to the center and who find it difficult to shop for and prepare meals are eligible to receive home-delivered meals from the Williams County Department of Aging. The balanced, nutritious meals are prepared and packed at two kitchens, then delivered from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday throughout the entire county. People must be 60 or older and need help to maintain proper nutrition. Our drivers also offer a friendly greeting and quick wellness check with clients. Call your local senior center or the main office to request this service or for more information.

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NEW TRANSPORTATION POLICY

Our need for medical transportation has increased greatly - so to better accommodate you the Department of Aging has established a new policy when transporting for medical appointments. Below are the latest times we will be accepting appointments for certain locations. Please consider these times when you are scheduling, then give us a 24 hr notice. Our drivers will be prompt in picking you up for such appointments and will have a maximum waiting time of 10 minutes so try and be ready when your driver arrives. We appreciate your cooperation and hope this will help us in providing the best and most efficient service.  Thanks you.

Appointment Times

Location of Appointments

11:30 a.m.

Toledo, Lima, Swanton, Grand Rapids & Bowling Green

11:30 a.m.

Cities in the States of Indiana and Michigan

1:00 p.m.

Fulton, Henry and Defiance Counties

1:30 p.m.

Cities within Williams County

ONLY morning appointments for Retina Vitreous Associates and T.L.C. Bryan

ODOT Disability Related Complaint Procedure

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INFORMATION AND REFERRAL/OUTREACH

Williams County Department of Aging is an excellent resource for information on any aging issue including insurance, senior living options, PASSPORT, services and resources.  Equipment such as bath aids and wheelchairs are for loan--call 419-633-4317.  In addition, the Bryan and Montpelier Senior Centers house caregiver and Alzheimer's libraries with materials available for loan.
Independent Living Assistance can help with errands, shopping, bill paying.  Call the office at 419-633-4317
Farmers' Market Coupons can save older adults $50 during the produce season when shopping at stands from June until October.  Applications must be filled out and mailed to Area Office On Aging. Call 419-633-4317 to get an application.
Lifesaving Information for Emergencies (L.I.F.E.) - Project offers forms to provide emergency information when you are unable to speak for yourself.  Visit any senior center or 1425 E. High St., Bryan to pick up L.I.F.E. kit.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Williams County Department of Aging holds special events to celebrate active aging. Monthly evening meals, Trips, Thanksgiving, Volunteer Appreciation and Senior Day at the Fair all offer enjoyable change of pace throughout the year.

LUNCH WITH MAGGIE SCHEDULE

JULY
Tue
July 5
11:30 Stryker Senior Center
Thurs
July 14
12:00 West Unity Senior Center
Mon
July 25
11:30 Montpelier Senior Center
AUGUST
Fri
Aug 12
12:00 Bryan Senior Center
Thurs
Aug 18
11:30 Edon Senior Center
Mon
Aug 22
12:00 Edgerton Senior Center
Tue
Aug 30
11:30 Pioneer Senior Center

ALL SENIOR CENTERS

JULY
Mon
July 4
No HD and All Centers Closed for
Independence Day
Mon
July 11
3:30 - 5:30 Bryan - Euchre and
Supper following ($3.00 fee)
Thurs
July 14
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Thurs
July 28
Edgerton's Night of Fun
serving 4:30 - 5:30
Hamburger, Potato Salad, Jell-O Cake & Beverage
 
AUGUST  
Fri
Aug 5
Dance to the music of 
"All Night Posse" at Bryan Senior Center
5:30 - 7:30
Thurs
Aug 11
Birthday & Anniversary Day
Tues
:Aug 23
Pioneer's Night of Fun
Serving 4:30 - 5:30
Baked Potato with Broccoli,
Ham and Cheese, Coleslaw,
Brownies & Beverage

Tuesday, September 13
Senior Day
at the Williams County Fair

October 13
Rainbow of Wellness at
The Veterans Building

BRYAN SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

  Tuesdays & Thursdays - Euchre @ 1:00
  Monday, Wednesday & Fridays
Exercise with Polly @ 10:15
Wednesdays July 20 and August 17-
Toe Nail Clinic by visiting Nurses
**Must be signed up
JULY  
Tue
July 5
11:30 Patriotic Program
Thurs
July 7
12:00 Strawberry Sundaes with Lunch
Thurs
July 21
9:00 Shopping in Shipshewana
 
AUGUST  
Wed
Aug 3
11:00 Tai Chi w/Robert Sullivan
Tue
Aug 9
11:00 Blood Pressure Checks
Thurs
Aug 25
11:30 Thank You Luncheon
for Bryan City Workers
Wed
Aug 31
10:30 Make a Dried Flower Arrangement
w/Farmer Jo Ann
 

EDGERTON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at Noon

Lunch Served Monday - Thursday at Noon
  Mondays & Tuesdays - Euchre Day @ 12:30
Prizes awarded Monthly
JULY  
Mon
July 11
Senior Night Out
Tue
July 19
8:30 Transportation to the
Farmers Market
 
AUGUST  
Tue
Aug 9
Senior Night Out
Wed
Aug 17
11:00 Program by Soil and Water Conservation - Rain Garden
Thurs
Aug 25
1:30 Ice Cream at Edon Dairy Treat
 

EDON SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

 Exercise class everyday 9:15
JULY
Tue
July 5
Night Out-Rita's in Edgerton
Wed
July 13
12:30 Visit Hillside Country Living
 
AUGUST  
Tue
Aug 16
Night Out-Eat'n House in Butler

MONTPELIER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at 11:30

Exercise with Lisa
most Wednesdays at 10:30
 Wednesdays July 6 and August 10 -
Toe Nail Clinic by Visiting Nurses
(must be signed up)
Friday, July 15 at 10:30 -
Hearing Aid Center of NWO,
Clean and repair at Center
JULY
Tue
July 5
12:30 Bryan Shopping
Thurs
July 7
12:30 Ice Cream at Edon Dairy Treat
Mon
July 11
12:45 Leaving for Butterfly House
in Whitehouse
**Sign up-Limited Seating
Fri
July 24
10:30 Program-Senior Independence
AUGUST  
Thurs
Aug 18
12:30 Angola Shopping & Dinner out
Fri
Aug 26
10:30 Program-Senior Independence
 

PIONEER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

JULY
Tue
July 5
10:30 Community Action
Summer Cooling Program
Mon
July 11
4:30 Dinner Out-Red Lobster
Thurs
July 14
10:30 Homemade Ice Cream
Wed
July 20
10:30 Blood Pressure checks
AUGUST  
Mon
Aug 80
4:30 Dinner Out-Grand Plaza in Bryan
Wed
Aug 24
10:30 Blood Pressure Checks
Thurs
Aug 25
10:30 Fill Book Bags for "needy" school children

STRYKER SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Thursday at 11:30

Exercise Class Mondays @ 10:45
JULY  
Wed
July 6
1:30 Trip to Eric's in Bryan for Ice Cream
Tues
July 12
9:00 Trip to Farmers Market
Mon
July 18
Night Out-Delta 109
Thurs
July 21
3:00 Trip to Farmers Market
 
AUGUST
Thurs
Aug 4
2:00 Trip to Archbold Dairy Queen
Tue
Aug 9
9:00 Trip to Farmers Market
Mon
Aug 15
Night Out-Big Boy-Napoleon
Tue
Aug 16
12:15 Program-Rain Gardens
Thurs
Aug 25
3:30 Trip to Farmers Market
Wed
Aug 31
Root Beer Floats after Lunch
 

WEST UNITY SENIOR CENTER
Lunch Served Monday-Friday at Noon

   Euchre Days - Mondays in May 2 & 16; June 6, 20 at 10:00
  Exercise Class 10:30 - Most Every Tuesday for May and June
1st Wednesday of each month
10:30 Blood Pressure Checks
2nd Wednesday of each month
10:30 Hearing Aid Center of NWO
clean and repair center
JULY  
Tue
July 19
Senior Night Out-Winchesters
AUGUST
Thurs
Aug 18
Garage Sales around Town
 

 

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LINKS FOR SENIORS

Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio/PASSPORT
Ohio Department of Aging (Golden Buckeye)
National Council on the Aging
Senior Information Site
Information for Consumers about Nursing Homes/Assisted Living
Social Security
Medicare
Individualized Benefit Review
National Institutes of Health
Better Business Bureau Smart Senior Program
AARP

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The department's monthly newsletter has recipes, news, information along with calendars and menus. Would you like to receive a newsletter? Contact Maggie Fisher at mfisher@wmsco.org.

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SENIOR CENTERS:
BRYAN - 419-636-4047
EDGERTON - 419-298-3564
EDON - 419-272-2070
MONTPELIER - 419-485-3218
PIONEER - 419-737-3095
STRYKER - 419-682-2083
WEST UNITY - 419-924-5447

DEPARTMENT OF AGING:
1425 E. High Street
Bryan, OH 43506
419-633-4317
419-633-4319 (Fax)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Maggie Fisher, Executive Director
e-mail mfisher@wmsco.org

 

 

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